News

Our news items cover a broad range of of climate change, adaptation, and communications stories and are updated regularly. If you would prefer adaptation-focused highlights delivered by email, subscribe to our monthly enewsletter.

Adaptation challenges

Short interviews with adaptation experts on what they see as the challenges for an adapted future.

New JRF reports on care, public health & the cost of living & climate change

New reports feature care provision, public health and the cost of living in a changing climate.

Are you on the CCA–DRR map?

EU-project PLACARD is examining the synergies between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

Scientists must understand policymaking

Scientists are encouraged to engage with policymakers – why is it so difficult to make an impact?

Water supply management improved by better forecasting

Managing reservoirs and water supply is a complex business – new tools are helping to improve response times.

Non-communicable diseases also need urgent treatment post-disaster

Disaster plans largely focus on dealing with injury and infectious disease – but is that enough?

UNFCCC technical expert meeting on adaptation

UKCIP contributed to the two-day meeting in Bonn, looking at adaptation implementation.

Understanding values & worldviews critical to communicating climate change

The latest from Climate Outreach and a new blog on understanding your audience better.

Tube stations at high risk of flooding

Tube stations at high risk of flooding Few infrastructure assets are as vulnerable to flooding as the London Underground. Some of the busiest stations are at the highest risk of major disruption during heavy storms, with the risks increasing over time as the climate changes. A fascinating, if mildly terrifying read… TfL recognise the risks […]

Mapping Twitter conversations, & climate change in the press

New communications research from the Carbon Brief on Twitter and the editorial stance of UK national newspapers.